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  • Short Summary

    French troops march into major cities of the Ruhr, including Frankfurt.

  • Description

    Frankfurt, Germany.

    Intertitle: "FRENCH EAGLES ACROSS THE RHINE. First pictures of the French occupation of Frankfort [sic]."

    French troops marched into major cities of the Ruhr responding to the German army's move into the area to combat communist uprisings, contravening the Treaty of Versailles.

    High angled L/S of French troops marching down a main street in Frankfurt. L/S of the troops marching through a large square, crowds of German citizens watch.

    Low angled shot of French officers looking out from a balcony on a large, official looking building (the city hall?).

    L/S of a crowd of civilians outside a large civic building with columns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    208.43
    Media URN:
    21471
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:28:00 / 01:51:59:00
    Canister:
    G 660

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